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Perspectives on the Long-Term

1 January 2015 - The short-term thinking that pervades our boardrooms, our executive suites, and our financial markets has been spreading for years, slowly impeding the ability of companies to make the kinds of bold investments in the future...

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Focusing Capital on the Long-Term

1 February 2014 - Since the 2008 financial crisis and the onset of the Great Recession, a growing chorus of voices has urged the United States and other economies to move away from their focus on “quarterly capitalism” and...

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Short-Termism: Insights From Business Leaders

23 January 2014 - The pressure on business leaders to deliver financial results in the short term has increased considerably since the economic crisis, according to a survey jointly commissioned by McKinsey & Company and Canada Pension Plan Investment...

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Understanding the Investment Value Chain

23 January 2014 - Short-term decision making runs counter to individual savers needs. Much of the capital in the chain originates with savers whose interests are long-term. Yet today few individuals’ directly invest their own savings into markets. Rather,...

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